Category: Tips & Trends

3 DIY Ways to Remodel Your Home

June 26, 2017

Looking to remodel your home? This can be a daunting task requiring a large investment of time and money. Luckily, there are many things you can do yourself that will make this project easy and fun without digging deep in your pockets.

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Apartment Living

June 9, 2017

High-end apartments continue to dominate the Pittsburgh real estate market offering amenities, downtown access and social benefits. Being in the mix downtown has become very desirable to people of all ages who simply want to live in the city. There are two groups of buyers ruling the market and they are young professionals and retirees. (more…)

Your Perfect Hallway

Written by Rachel Lenchner on May 9, 2017

Hallways are a major part of every home, and they are often what you first encounter when entering a house. For these entryway types of hallways, it is important that (more…)

Vanguard – An Industry Leader in Sustainability

April 3, 2017

The furniture industry has become increasingly aware of then growing needs to protect the planet and many companies have taken steps to become more sustainable. One company who is doing an exceptional job at this is Vanguard Furniture.

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Holiday Decorating Tips

December 5, 2016

Happy Holidays! Our expert Interior Designers offer up their best holiday decorating tips in this free download. Download it today, and enjoy your holiday! (more…)

Nailhead Trim: Then and Today

Written by Laura Mensch, Interior Designer, North Hills on October 5, 2016

Clients often express to me their interest in pieces of furniture with “pins” or “tacks”. What they are referring to are nailheads. Yet most are unaware of their original purpose. (more…)

Using Coffee Table Books as Decor

Written by Rachel Lenchner, Interior Designer, North Hills on August 12, 2016

Coffee table books are a great way to accessorize and display your interests throughout your home. There is a coffee table book for just about anything, so it is the perfect self-expressive accent.

Use coffee table books not only as decor, but as a conversation starter. (more…)

Top Tips for Designing a Masculine Room

Written by Lisa Gonzalez, Interior Designer, South Hills on August 4, 2016

Do you dream of having your home’s main living area feel complete, furnished with everything warm, cozy and sumptuous? I am currently working on a design project for a client with just this request.

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Buying Paint: What, Where, How, Why and When

Written by Kim Cibak, Interior Designer, North Hills on July 28, 2016

Buying paint for your home comes along with lots of questions. Here’s everything you need to know.

Blue paint color brings this entire living space together.

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